Mattis Commends Norway’s Commitment to Global Peace, Security

In meetings with Norway’s foreign affairs and defense ministers, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis hailed the strong bond between the United States and Norway and commended the Nordic nation for its commitment to global peace and security. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Mattis Commends Norway’s Commitment…

INDIA US 2+2 DIALOGUE TO DISCUSS DEFENCE, INDO PACIFIC AND SOUTH ASIA

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold talks with their American counterparts Mike Pompeo and James Mattis here next week which experts here hope will help change the current narrative surrounding the bilateral relationship amid economic and trade issues. Pompeo…

CAATSA INDO U.S RELATIONS DILEMMA

The Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj has made it clear that India only follows UN sanctions and does not recognize the unilateral sanctions by the United States. This might be seen as a shift from the camaraderie shared by both countries in recent times….

India seeks major power status by pivot to North Korea

At the invitation of the North Korean government, India’s Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh visited Pyongyang last week. His trip surprised international observers, as high-level exchanges have not been seen between the two countries in recent years. The latest was in…

To be a great power, India’s political weaknesses need to be Redressed

Following India in international affairs is a lot like following its cricket team. In the media and among the general public, successes are met with unquestioned adulation, and flag-waving. Just as easily, and often quite suddenly, setbacks result in woeful laments and self-flagellation. Meanwhile, old…

North Korea assures India against proliferation impacting Delhi’s Security

Indian MoS External Affairs VK Singh visited North Korea on May 15-16 as India sought to expand its ties amid the assurance by the reclusive Far-East Asian country of not allowing any proliferation activities that impact India’s security interests ahead of the proposed Trump-Kim summit…

India and Mongolia to jointly combat terror, boost trade

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday discussed terrorism with her Mongolian counterpart Damdin Tsogtbaatar and the two agreed to collaborate to confront those who design and support terror outfits. Sushma Swaraj, who arrived in the Mongolian capital here on Tuesday after wrapping up her…

No bilateral meets between foreign, defence ministers of India, Pak at SCO

There will be no bilateral meetings between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with their Pakistan counterparts at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) ministerial meets to be held here, official sources said. “There will be no meetings with their Pakistan counterparts,” official…

India, Vietnam discuss strategic partnership to boost ties

Dang Dinh Quy, the vice foreign minister of Vietnam, met external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday and held discussions on the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries and on ways to further boost ties. “Vice Foreign Minister Dang Dinh Quy of Vietnam called…